April 27, 2009 Subject:
Treasure as rare as King Tut's tomb, but funnier!
It's hard to believe that this still exists; This is a MUST_SEE for all fans of the remarkable Old Time Radio Vic and Sade series. It is hard to enjoy the humor in this little vignette; you're too busy staring at the crude film quality. With no sets and no blocking, this really isn't a TV show; a filmed radio show is more accurate. But if this is a 1957 filming, it is the very year Mr Harvey died, and sadly, he looks it. "Eddie Gillian" Rush Gook, is an uncanny sound-alike for Bill Idelson. Proctor and Gamble deliberately destroyed most of the radio recordings since they were "taking up space" so let's thank our lucky Philo T. Farnsworths that this little gem escaped their clutches. Whoever posted this, many thanks!
November 3, 2008 Subject:
I don't recall ever seeing a television show quite like this. It was more like a radio program that was televised. You know, back when people actually had imaginations and used them?
July 11, 2008 Subject:
Not Early TV
This may be Kinescope but it was not early TV.
This was made in 1957.
There were 3, 30 minute episodes made for TV in 1949 and 7, 15 minute episodes made for TV in 1957.
Since this includes Eddie Gillilan as Rush, and is 15 minutes long, this can only be the 1957 version.
April 10, 2008 Subject:
5 Stars just because it's rare
It doesn't matter whether this show is any good or not. I'm giving it 5/5 just because it's ULTRA RARE! Thanks to whoever uploaded this rare example of early TV. I just wish it was better preserved, since I have poor hearing so I cannot understand what the characters are saying. This TV broadcast is so RARE that I give it 5/5. Plus, it's a Kinescope, and I love Kinscopes!